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Tribe Bacaniini

New smallest beetle! - Bacanius punctiformis Bacanius acuminatus Casey - Bacanius acuminatus Bacanius globulinus Casey - Bacanius globulinus Minute Hister - Bacanius Histerid - Bacanius Bacanius tantillus Bacanius punctiformis? from a piece of oak log - Bacanius Hydrophiloidea – Clown Beetles – Histeridae – Dendrophilinae – Bacaniini - Bacanius - Bacanius
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Dendrophilinae
Tribe Bacaniini
Explanation of Names
Bacaniini Kryzhanovskij & Reichardt 1976
8 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1), >170 spp. in ~16 genera total
in our area, e. & w. US(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.